- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)II(Roget's IV) modif.III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.tasty, mouth-watering, pleasing. see deliciousIV(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Highly pleasing, especially to the sense of taste: ambrosial, appetizing, delectable, delicious, heavenly, luscious, savory, tasteful, tasty, toothsome. Slang: yummy. See GOOD, INGESTION.
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Scrumptious — Scrump tious, a. Nice; particular; fastidious; excellent; fine. [Slang] [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
scrumptious — index palatable, sapid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
scrumptious — 1836, probably a colloquial alteration of SUMPTUOUS (Cf. sumptuous) (q.v.). Originally stylish, splendid; sense of delicious is from 1881 … Etymology dictionary
scrumptious — [adj] delicious ambrosial, appetizing, delectable, delightful, exquisite, heavenly, inviting, luscious, lush, magnificent, mouthwatering, rich, succulent, tasty, yummy; concepts 529,613 Ant. unappetizing, untasty … New thesaurus
scrumptious — ► ADJECTIVE informal ▪ extremely delicious or attractive. ORIGIN of unknown origin … English terms dictionary
scrumptious — [skrump′shəs] adj. [altered < SUMPTUOUS] Informal very pleasing, attractive, etc., esp. to the taste; delicious scrumptiously adv. scrumptiousness n … English World dictionary
scrumptious — scrump|tious [ˈskrʌmpʃəs] adj informal [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: Probably from sumptuous] food that is scrumptious tastes very good ▪ a scrumptious chocolate cake ▪ That was absolutely scrumptious ! … Dictionary of contemporary English
scrumptious — scrumptiously, adv. scrumptiousness, n. /skrump sheuhs/, adj. very pleasing, esp. to the senses; delectable; splendid: a scrumptious casserole; a scrumptious satin gown. [1820 30; perh. alter. of SUMPTUOUS] * * * … Universalium
scrumptious — [[t]skrʌ̱mpʃəs[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe food as scrumptious, you mean that it tastes extremely good. [INFORMAL] ...a scrumptious apple pie. Syn: delicious … English dictionary
scrumptious — adjective informal food that is scrumptious tastes very good: a scrumptious chocolate dessert … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
scrumptious — [“skrampjas] mod. excellent; tasty. □ That cake is just scrumptious, Mary. What’s in it? □ Who makes the most scrumptious chocolate chip cookies in the world besides me, that is? … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions